Résumé / CV

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Freelance Designer/Project Manager 2000 – present Design and manage a variety of projects from initial ideas through to completion. Stick to timelines and deadlines. Recent work includes websites for a mural artist and a wealth adviser; logos for a start-up … Continued

Things I love (and miss)

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People here in England often ask what I miss about the States. Now I totally feel settled here but there are some things that I just loved in the States and have yet to find a suitable substitute. This is … Continued

America, America

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  Is it time yet to reminisce about our three-week vacation in the States or is it too soon? I’ll start with this. Lukas is just back to school today and in proper motherly confessional fashion I will admit: His … Continued

Ranga? Australian slang for redhead

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No, I’m not Australian (American, actually) but early photos prove that I, Alison Taylor Giannoni, have been a redhead since forever. The year I was three was the year my sister (12 at the time whose alter ego was named Tiffany … Continued

Underduck

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It’s near the end of another Wacky Quacky Rubber Ducky Race. Number 8, the goggle-wearing Elvis, is last. Again. His owner Sam cheers, “C’mon, Elvis! Stay straight!” But Elvis drifts to the side and a branch catches his goggles strap. … Continued

Prickly Pete

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Sea urchin Pete has many talents and tricks. He spins daring limpets and plays pick-up sticks. He can knit claw socks in one minute flat, while mending the lobster’s lovely top hat. Some say Pete’s spines are as tall as … Continued

On the road

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One of my favorite things to do is go on mini-adventures with my son, Lukas. In a way, I’m just as new to England as he is (right?) so we often go exploring to find places that are new and fun for both … Continued

Adventures in writing

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I dug up one of my screenplays last month to enter into the NYWIFT Writers Lab competition which was open to women over 40 (ugh, that’s me) and they only select 8 participants for a weekend workshop at Lake George, … Continued

Letters to a Little Prince

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Amongst all the excitement over the birth of Prince George, I thought, wouldn’t it be funny if my son Lukas had a direct line to him so he could share all his newborn wisdom? Not that Lukas could write at the … Continued

Love in the Slow Lane

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Here’s a piece I wrote pre-married, pre-England life. I was living on my own and commuting in my car to work. 45 minutes each way, every day. I had a lot of time to think about this. I like to … Continued

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